Sons of the American Legion, Squad 272
Linglestown American Legion
505 North Mountain Road
Linglestown , PA 17112
This scholarship award has been established and dedicated to the memory of a Legion and Auxiliary member who is no longer among us. Funds will be awarded to one boy and one girl in the amount of $1,000.00 dollars each. Applicants will be required to submit a 300 - 350 word essay on “What it means to be American”.
Applicants will need to submit their essay by March15, 2020.
Applicants will need to supply the following information:
Name and name of parents.
Current High School
Home life situation, single parent household, foster care, handicaps, etc.
Child with active military parents.
Letters of recommendation, clergy, guidance counselors, teacher, community leader, etc.
All information will be held in confidence.
Eligible applicants will be accepted from, Central Dauphin High School , Central Dauphin East High School , Bishop McDevitt High School , Dauphin County Vocational Technical School and the membership at large of American Legion Post 272.
Funds can be used toward further education, college, technical training, barber school, etc.
Funds will be paid directly to the institution named by the winner. Winners will need to supply the name of the institution and their student id. The scholarship will then be paid to the institution in the students name.
A point system will determine the winner:
Essay content: possible 30 points.
Financial situation: possible 10 points.
Letters of recommendation: possible 5 points.
Home life situation: possible 5 points
Child with active Military parent(s) 5 points.